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    HWA’s The Seer’s Table–KD Webster

    http://horror.org/the-seers-table-december-2019/ I’d like to introduce you to KD Webster, a new horror writer hailing from Denver, Colorado. Originally from the Dallas area, KD brings a sense of Texas justice with the cold topography of Colorado to his work. He began writing as a result of his love of reading. Indulging in his affinity for fantasy and science fiction allowed him a form of escapism as a child that he used to create his own worlds. As an adult, he began writing down the thoughts and ideas from those worlds and expanding on the same themes. Realizing last year that those ideas had grown to fill several notebooks, KD Webster began…

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    HWA’S The Seer’s Table–Violet Castro

    http://horror.org/the-seers-table-october-2019/ This month I have the pleasure of bringing to your attention a horror writer with a foot on two continents. Violet Castro hails from San Antonio, Texas but currently lives in the UK. She writes film and book reviews for SciFi and Scary from her home across the pond and lucky for us, Ms. Castro published her newest project this year: Maria the Wanted and the Legacy of the Keepers. V grew up in an environment where scary stories and folk tales are routinely told by the young and old alike. She is Latina, which she states is definitely her superpower. Her Mexican ancestry provided numerous legends for her…

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    HWA’s The Seer’s Table–Gerri R. Gray

    http://horror.org/the-seers-table-september-2019/ Gerri R. Gray is a busy woman. She has been writing since elementary school. Even as a young “filly” as she puts it, Gerri was writing poetry and short stories in elementary school. From poetry to plays to musicals–with scores composed on her guitar, Gerri has been putting pen to paper as long as. One of those musical plays turned into her debut novel The Amnesia Girl published in 2017 by HellBound Books. The Amnesia Girl tells the story of a young girl who doesn’t know who she is or why she wakes up in a psychiatric ward. The book takes us through the main character’s journey to self-discovery…

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    The Seer’s Table

    Last year I was blessed to be included in writing for the Seer’s Table, a column for the Horror Writers Association. I was first–FLOORED–and super excited to say yes. This has been my chance to discover new writers and expose their work to the masses. How awesome is that?! For me, it’s like Christmas presents. Every year I buys presents for family and friends that I believe they would like…because I WOULD like them. Each gift is something i would love for people to buy me! I admire it for a while, maybe even try it on (jewelry) before wrapping it and sending it off to it’s new owner. Writing…

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    Tenea D. Johnson

    http://horror.org/the-seers-table-august-2019/ The HWA graciously allowed me to write about this talented author for their column The Seer’s Table. They spotlight authors outside of the mainstream so everybody can get a hold of their work. Tenea has been writing commercially since at least the early 2000’s. I came across her work the first time in the first anthology I was ever published in, Brandon Massey’s Dark Dreams 3: Whispers in the Night. I was over the MOON to be included with REAL authors and read every story in that book that wasn’t mine. Tenea’s story The Taken was rough. Brutal. It was about a kind of vengeance that I wasn’t sure…

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    Whatchoo Doing???

    Welp, I am working on project after project and it actually feels GOOD. I love being writer-busy. It means things are happening. I like–no sometimes I NEED to have deadlines and it is working! The Seers Table – Writing a column for the HWA-Horror Writers Association makes me feel some kinda way. Check it out! Gabby The Bugatti – I know it’s not horror, but I wrote this children’s story for my son about a Bugatti and am now making a children’s book with an awesome illustrator Nishay Gordon. Catharsis – THIS is my BABY!!! My book of short stories titled “Catharsis: How Many Ways Can A Woman Expunge Her…

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    MARIONETTE

    Marionette. That’s what she calls him now. He dances to her tune Not the other way around. She twists his limbs with wire and twine… Like he once twisted her mind With no regard for the pain that was mine. I mean hers, not mine. This poem isn’t about me. What kind of person would I be, If I admitted I let someone do this to me. No no no, there is murder involved here. Of dreams, wishes and fruit that never came to bear. So she twisted the twine, tight and fine Around all his appendages. She remembered expressions that held disdain And added more to his facial features.…

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    Oware Mosaic by Nzondi ~ My Review

    I was lucky enough to get a copy of this book at the publisher’s release party in May and it was worth it! The story takes place in the not too distant future where the world has been irrevocably changed by nuclear fallout, changing humans and animals alike. What hooked me on this story is how close to reality this horrorscape really is, making it ultra believable. I was quickly invested in the main character Feeni and rode a roller coaster of emotions through the end. As she makes her way through the story trying to solve a murder and keep her fragmented family together, Feeni’s maturity and growth is…

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    Happy Birthday Brandon Massey!

    I just want to say a huge Happy Birthday to horror writer Brandon Massey (per Facebook, which I only halfway believe lol) woo hoo! Brandon Massey is one of the leaders of Black horror and speculative fiction in the early 2000’s. He put out several anthologies featuring a plethora of well-known authors—Tananarive Due, Chesya Burke, and Maurice Broaddus–just to name a few. He is especially beloved to me because he published my first short story, The Love of a Zombie is Everlasting in his third Dark Dreams anthology Whispers in the Night. That started a whirlwind of possibilities in my life that revolved around my first love—writing. Thank You Mr.…